Michael "Mike" H. Bradford, 74, of Stockton, MN died on Thursday,
December 23, 2021, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford, MN.
Michael Howard Bradford was born on September 6, 1947, in St. Cloud,
MN to Howard Douglas and Marge (Snyder) Bradford. Mike was a graduate
of Austin High School in Austin, MN. Mike served in the U.S. Navy
during the Vietnam war. On November 7, 1970, he was united in marriage
with Deborah Jean Placek. Mike worked at Universal Coop in Albert Lea,
MN, Hormel in Austin, MN and Hal Leonard in Winona, MN where he
retired from in 2009. He enjoyed camping, woodworking, Chevy trucks,
collecting tools and other things, family get-aways to Little Norway
Resort in Park Rapids, MN, and was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Deborah; three children: Amy
(Bobby) Benke of Stockton, MN, Sheri (Dennis) Overland of Rushford,
and Josh Bradford of Chisholm, MN; eight grandchildren: Nathan,
Autumn, Madelyn, Johan, Jorden, Joshua, Hailee, and Bayleigh; one
sister, Shirley (Vern) Kiel of Albert Lea, MN and by his grand-puppys
that he loved dearly.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
There will be a funeral service for Mike at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday,
December 29, 2021, at Hoff Funeral Home in Rushford. Burial will be in
the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Preston, MN. Visitation will
be one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Please leave a memory of Mike and sign his online guestbook at www.hofffuneral.com